Grade 7 History 1800 - 1867 (The War of 1812 (1812) (The US declares war…
Grade 7 History 1800 - 1867
No More Slavery (1807)
Slavery is abolished in British colonies.
Bytown is renamed Ottawa.
York is renamed Toronto.
Treaty of Ghent (1814)
Ends the war of 1812
The War of 1812 (1812)
The US declares war on Britain (June 18)
Canadians win the Battle of Queenston Heights (Oct. 13)
Americans burn York (Toronto)
William Lyon Mackenzie (1834-35)
William Lyon Mackenzie becomes the first mayor of Toronto.
Capital City (1857)
Queen Victoria designates Ottawa as capital of the Province of Canada.
Britain's North American colonies are united by means of the BNA Act to become the Dominion of Canada (July 1)
Ottawa offically becomes capital of the Dominion
Sir John A. Macdonald is Canada's first Prime Minister